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Big Bend, Texas’ limited use of hotel tax frustrates locals

Big Bend, Texas’ limited use of hotel tax frustrates locals

Off a rocky road in the border resort town of Terlingua, Texas, Daryl Eby stands outside his Big Bend Stargazer Airbnb, showing off his restored vintage Airstream trailer perched on a hillside with stunning views of the surrounding Chihuahuan Desert. “I would describe this as glamping,” he said. “From here on the deck, we have …

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Sababu Safaris unveils sustainable tourism product, combining luxury safaris and cultural experiences

Sababu Safaris unveils sustainable tourism product, combining luxury safaris and cultural experiences

Arusha, Tanzania–(Newsfile Corp. – Aug 18, 2022) – Sababu Safaris has announced a sustainable tourism product with its tours that combine luxury safaris with giving back to local communities through authentic and immersive cultural experiences. Visitors will meet the people of Tanzania and gain an in-depth insight into their lifestyle, traditions and customs, while people …

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How Hawaii Vacations Can Be Relaxing for Tourists — and Harmful for Its Residents

How Hawaii Vacations Can Be Relaxing for Tourists — and Harmful for Its Residents

Editor’s Note: “United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell” airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET. Watch this week’s episode for more on activist efforts to return Hawaii to Native Hawaiians. CNN — The Hawaii most tourists see is one of blue waters and towering resorts, “aloha” and “ohana” and hula. But as it exists …

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“Tobago Carnival ready to make its mark”

“Tobago Carnival ready to make its mark”

News Good luck George 3 hours ago Singer Adana Roberts dances as (from left) Education Minister Zorisa Hackett, Settlement, Public Utilities and Rural Development Secretary Ian Pollard and Assistant Tourism Secretary Megan Morrison dance at the Shaw Park Cultural Complex on Wednesday. – David Reid THA Tourism and Culture Secretary Tashia Burris said the island …

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Cherry-picking tourists may hinder industry revival

Cherry-picking tourists may hinder industry revival

LETTER | In business practices, cherry picking means choosing the best customers and discarding the rest. In this sense, metered taxi drivers were notorious for picking passengers and trips However, they no longer monopolize the service since e-hailing apps started offering better drivers, newer vehicles and lower fares. In the past, instead of using the …

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The COVID-19 pandemic is reducing medical tourism revenue

The COVID-19 pandemic is reducing medical tourism revenue

Sanford Health, a nonprofit health system based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, will continue to expand its operations internationally, said Dr. Luis Garcia, president of Sanford’s clinical division. Sanford said in 2018 it would expand to Costa Rica, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and Vietnam, and those projects remain ongoing and on track despite the …

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A Strategic Plan for Sustainable Tourism Development until 2030 was presented

A Strategic Plan for Sustainable Tourism Development until 2030 was presented

ZAGREB, 17 August 2022 – The new Sustainable Tourism Development Strategy until 2030 plans to set sustainable tourism as a requirement and goal of the entire tourism sector, Minister of Tourism and Sports Nikolina Brnjac said on Wednesday during the first presentation of the draft strategy. Public consultation on the document is open until 20 …

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Details are lacking on the cruise ship transfer plan in Buffalo

Details are lacking on the cruise ship transfer plan in Buffalo

Gov. Hochul’s plan for cruise ships to arrive, depart and dock in Buffalo lacks details, but tourism could benefit from the proposal, says Visit Buffalo Niagara BUFFALO, N.Y. — Governor Kathy Hochul visited Buffalo on Monday with big announcements about Canalside and the Outer Harbor. Announcements worth $216.2 million. Millions to develop the North Aud …

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